Mariposa Park

Mariposa Recreation Area is a 151-acre outdoor recreation area located northeast of Newton.. A 17-acre lake lies among the hills covered with pine trees. Fishing and picnicking are the most popular attractions at the area. There is a primitive camping area and a ½ mile nature trail at Mariposa. There is also a fenced area with bison. This is an excellent park for a picnic, and there are many picnic tables and a covered shelter available.


Take highway T-12 north and follow the signs to the park entrance.


Shelter House
Pit Toliets
Butterfly Garden
Hiking Trail
Handicap Parking and Accesible Fishing Dock
Lookout Tower
Fishing Line Recycling Bin

Operating Hours & Seasons

5:00am - 10:30pm


Hiking trail closed at west enterence below campground.